Day: 4 July 2018

Wangaratta High School Calls for Increased Awareness of the Effect of Plastic Water Bottles on the Environment in the 2018 YMCA Youth Parliament.

July 4, 2018

Written by Hugh Shanahan. In a fiery and impassioned first debate of the day, the Legislative Assembly at Tuesday’s Youth Parliament debated what could be done to mitigate the negative impacts that plastic water bottles have the environment. The bill Awareness of Plastic Water Bottles Impact was designed by the team from Wangaratta High School […]

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Korin Gamadji Institute Pave the Way for Drug Education in Vic. Secondary Schools Bill in the 2018 YMCA Youth Parliament.

July 4, 2018

By Gabriella Payne. The team from the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) have successfully passed their Bill in the YMCA Youth Parliament program today, paving the way for better drug education in Victorian secondary schools. Olivia Bonanno, Joseph Yugumbari, Bek Lasky and Anaika Havea,  came together through the Indigenous Leadership Program at KGI. This program, run […]

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Tarneit Secondary College Team Successful in Decisive YMCA Youth Parliament debate.

July 4, 2018

Written By Jonathan Lian. A green change might be on its way to the Melbourne CBD as the Tarneit Secondary College (TSC) team’s bill passes the Legislative Council after a fiery debate on the second day of the YMCA Youth Parliament. The team’s bill which calls for mandatory rooftop gardens in the CBD was a […]

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Success for Mildura Rural City Council’s YMCA Youth Parliament Team.

July 4, 2018

By Laura Misale. “Can you imagine having to leave home at 18?” This was the question posed by Georgia Leutner on the Out of Home Care Support Reform Bill. Georgia Leutner, Hannah Jackson, Jack Smith, Matt Golding, Bryce Watson and Alexander Libchard formed the Mildura Rural City Council (MRCC) YMCA Youth Parliament team and successfully […]

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